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Paperback The Forgotten 1970 Chicago Cubs: Go and Glow Book

ISBN: 146714908X

ISBN13: 9781467149082

The Forgotten 1970 Chicago Cubs: Go and Glow

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Chicago Cubs fans always will remember the beloved 1969 team. Yet the 1970 Cubs are, in many ways, more interesting. The Cubs added fascinating characters like Joe Pepitone and Milt Pappas to the legendary nucleus of Billy Williams, Ron Santo and Ernie Banks. The team came closer than in any year between 1945 and 1984--finishing only five games out of first place in one of baseball's hottest pennant races. Offering a fast-paced look at the season...

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Bad Boys on a Good Team

What was fascinating about this book was how the Chicago Cubs, known at the time for their love a players with crew cuts who drank milk, threw conservatism out the window and kept acquiring "bad boys" in an attempt to finally win the pennant. Joe Pepitone and Milt Pappas led a crew of partiers that included Steve Barber and Juan Pizarro. Great stories to commemorate a great but forgotten season. A must for Cubs fans of any age.
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